Need to learn how to adjust BMX brakes? Here’s a video for you showing you just how to do it!
When it comes to working on a BMX bike, the most common complaint is dialing in brakes, and keeping them working well. If you ask a lot of brakeless riders why they don’t use brakes, there’s a good chance working on brakes is the reason they chose to ditch them. Although a lot of riders go straight for brakeless these days, there’s still a good number of riders that still run brakes. Anyone who has run brakes, they know brakes can be a little tricky to dial in so they work perfect, but there’s nothing better once they are done. If you want to learn how to adjust BMX brakes so they work perfect, this video from Brant Moore will definitely help. This video discusses the different parts, how to properly assemble the brakes, how to tension BMX brakes so they are even and don’t rub, along with a few tricks that he has to ensure they work amazing. Hit play, take it all in and then try it out yourself. It’s going to take a little practice, but once you have it figured out, your brakes will work great and you will be able to do tricks like fufanus and abubacas, which is always rad!
“In this video I show how to adjust BMX brakes and explain the various reasons as to why BMX brakes might need adjusted.
I cover everything from straddle cable setups such as a straight cable or single to double lower gyro cable, all the way to dual lower gyro cables which require a different approach.
Do you have any questions on how to adjust BMX brakes? Any tips that Brant didn’t cover in the video? Let us know what’s on your mind in the comments below!